HCM City: Three artists elected to People’s Council

Published: 26/05/2011 05:00



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– HCM City on May 26, made public the list of
95 winners of the People’s Council election (2011-2016 tenure), which took
place on May 22. Three of them are female artists.

Cai luong artist Que Tran and singer Thanh Thuy

They are cai luong singer Que Tran, actress/director Hong
Van and singer Thanh Thuy. They gained 60.5 percent, 60.32 and 58.07 percent of

Four journalists succeeded in the election, including one
from the HCM City Television Station (HTV), one from the HCM City People’s
Voice Radio, one from the Sai Gon Giai Phong (Saigon Liberation) newspaper and
one from the HCM City Police Newspaper.

Of the three self-nominated candidates, two won the
election: Lam Thieu Quan, General Director of the Pioneer Technology JS Company
and Tran Quang Thang, Director of the Institute for Economic Management. Both
of them had over 60 percent of votes.

Candidates who won the highest rates of votes (over 70
percent) are officials of the city’s Party and government agencies, for example,
Vice Party Chief, Nguyen Van Dua, Chairman Le Hoang Quan, Vice Chairwoman,
Nguyen Thi Hong and chief of HCM City Party Committee’s Information and
Education Bureau, Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam.

Of the 95 winners, 85 are members of the Communist Party of
Vietnam and ten are non-Party members.

There are 21 women, 17 re-elected delegates, 5 who are
Buddhist and Christian followers, 2 Chinese-Vietnamese and 12 who are under 35
years old.

In terms of careers, 32 are state officers, 15 officials of
Party agencies, 13 officials of the Youth Union, 11 businessmen and 24 of other

In terms of education, 92 are university graduates.


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